Donald R. McClarey

With Apologies to Birchers Everywhere

  Everything old becomes new again:   An influential medical journal published a study Monday that links fluoride consumption during pregnancy with lower childhood IQs—a finding that could undermine decades of public-health messaging, fire up conspiracy theorists, and alarm mothers-to-be.

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Donald R. McClarey

Say It Ain’t So Bee

News that I missed, courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   U.S.—As Snopes turns up the heat on The Babylon Bee, its writers were finally forced to admit that they are not real journalists. In a statement issued Monday, Babylon Bee’s

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Donald R. McClarey

Hong Kong Protests Continue

The Hong Kong protests continue and are getting larger.  Yesterday the protest drew 1.7 million people in a pelting rain.  Michael Yon, war journalist in Hong Kong, said this in an email to Instapundit:   MICHAEL YON EMAILS FROM HONG

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint John Eudes

You must never separate what God has so perfectly united. So closely are Jesus and Mary bound up with each other that whoever beholds Jesus sees Mary; whoever loves Jesus, loves Mary; whoever has devotion to Jesus, has devotion to

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Cardinal Pell

The Pell appeal decision will be handed down on August 21.  PopeWatch will be giving it gull coverage.  PopeWatch trusts that considering the complete lack of evidence on which Pell was convicted, that the Australian appellate justices are aware that

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Donald R. McClarey

Leftist Witch Hunt

  My daughter over the summer helped move a friend in to her new house in Bloomington, Indiana.  I was therefore somewhat interested when my bride brought this story to my attention yesterday:   The market was a lot calmer

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Bob Kurland, Ph.D.

The Virtues of a Small Country Church

“From the crisis of today the Church of tomorrow will emerge—a Church that has lost much. She will become small and will have to start afresh more or less from the beginning. She will no longer be able to inhabit

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